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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

West Valley Hospital executive named to ENA board

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Tiffiny Strever, West Valley Hospital’s Trauma Program Manager, has been appointed to the Emergency Nurses Association’s national board. Her two-year term began Jan. 1. She is the liaison to Delaware, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. She will assist those states with various issues and will speak at conferences. She also is serving on… Read More →

UA Eller Online MBA Program ranks at No. 29

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The University of Arizona’s Eller MBA ranked No. 29 among 196 programs nationally, according to U.S. News and World Report’s survey of 2015 Best Online Graduate MBA Program. This marks the first year of eligibility in the ranking for the Eller College of Management, which launched its online MBA program in September 2013. The first graduating… Read More →

Abrazo Health launches redesigned website

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Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona, has launched a redesigned website. The new website, www.AbrazoHealth.com, has a clean, modern design and enhanced site navigation and content. Features include: Online emergency room check-in. Portal for patients to access their medical records. Our Stories section spotlighting Abrazo patients, staff and volunteers. Community… Read More →

Taylor Morrison named Green Builder of the Year

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Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, a leading homebuilder and developer in North America, today announced that it has received the 2014 Builder of the Year honor from Green Home Builder magazine, a national trade publication focused on certified housing and energy-efficient and environmentally responsible building practices. “We are honored by this recognition from Green Home Builder.… Read More →

ON Semiconductor hosting Financial Analyst Day

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ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, announced that it will host its Financial Analyst Day in Scottsdale on February 26, 2015, starting at 8:00 a.m. MST. The event will feature presentations on the company’s strategy, financial outlook and performance. Event Details Attendance for this event is by invitation only. To request an invitation and details… Read More →

Top 5 ranking for W. P. Carey School of Business

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Online education keeps growing in popularity, thanks to its flexibility and convenience. New rankings from U.S. News & World Report show, if you want to get an online MBA or other graduate-level business degree from a highly ranked school, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University would be an ideal choice. For the… Read More →

ASU ranks high in U.S News & World Report

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Arizona State University ranks among the top 10 best schools in the nation for online education, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. ASU is ranked eighth place overall for undergraduate online programs in the U.S. News & World Report 2015 edition of “America’s Best Online Programs” among public and private… Read More →

G&K’s Tyler Carrell begins YLD president term

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy today announced that Tyler J. Carrell has begun serving his year-long term as president of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA). Mr. Carrell is one of the youngest attorneys ever to serve as president of YLD. He previously served as president-elect, as… Read More →

Husch Blackwell partners 2 Phoenix attorneys

Two attorneys become shareholders

Husch Blackwell has promoted 13 attorneys to partnership, two in Phoenix, effective Jan. 1, 2015. “Husch Blackwell’s standards for partnership are high, requiring sustained, elevated levels of performance. Each one of these attorneys has demonstrated professional excellence, exceptional legal skills and client service, and commitment to our firm,” said Husch Blackwell Chairman Maurice Watson. Phoenix Eric… Read More →

Tiger Woods playing in Waste Management Phoenix Open

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Tiger Woods hasn’t played in the Waste Management Phoenix Open since 2001, but according to a Golf.com report, that drought will end in about three weeks. A field of 132 players will vie for the $6.3 million purse, the $1,134,000 first-place check and 500 FedExCup points. The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, known as “The… Read More →

WGM Associates hires Gary Williams as CFO

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WGM Associates, a Scottsdale-based information technology consulting, security and application development firm, has hired Gary Williams to fulfill the newly created role of Chief Financial Officer. Williams brings extensive executive financial and technology experience to WGM including two decades of finance and operational experience from the world’s largest technology firms as well as significant expertise… Read More →

Taking advantage of Arizona’s R&D tax credit

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Research and development (R&D) tax credits are available to companies that bear the financial risk of developing new or improved products or processes. And claiming them can be lucrative, since they offset a company’s tax liability, making more cash available to invest in ongoing projects. Companies that perform qualified R&D and meet certain requirements can… Read More →

Randy Johnson earns spot in Hall of Fame

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Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame. Johnson became the second Arizona Diamondbacks player to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The first was Roberto Alomar, who played one season for the D-backs in 2004. Johnson, a five-time Cy Young Award winner including four… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum will discuss best practices

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the Jan. 13 meeting of the Arizona Chapter of the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Forum, where attendees will learn how to successfully work with Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) from a quality perspective. The event is hosted by the Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg… Read More →

Abrazo offers mammogram scheduling site

Breast cancer treatment

Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona,  is offering a new online scheduling for routine screening mammograms. Women can book their annual screening mammogram appointments at Arrowhead Hospital and Phoenix Baptist Hospital by visiting AbrazoHealth.com/Mammogram from an Internet-connected computer, phone or tablet.  They are the first hospitals in Arizona to use InQuicker’s online… Read More →